Threats of trade war between Malaysia and EU on palm oil
17th May 2019

Threats of trade war between Malaysia and EU on palm oil

Ahmed J Versi   London, UK, (The Muslim News): Malaysian Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok, is leading a mission to London, Brussels, Berlin and Rome to prevent new European Union (EU) regulations on banning the use of palm olive in … Continued

UK: May to bring Brexit deal to Parliament in June
15th May 2019

UK: May to bring Brexit deal to Parliament in June

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May will again bring her EU withdrawal deal to the House of Commons at the beginning of next month, a government statement said Tuesday. “This evening the Prime Minister … Continued

UK: Brexit: 1M march in London for new people’s vote
25th Mar 2019

UK: Brexit: 1M march in London for new people’s vote

Anti Brexit activists stage a demonstration demanding a new referendum on the issue in London, United Kingdom on March 23. (Photo: Tayfun Salcı/AA) Muhammad Mussa and Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): Up to a million people took to the streets … Continued

UK: May faces no confidence vote after historic Brexit defeat
16th Jan 2019

UK: May faces no confidence vote after historic Brexit defeat

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement after 432 of them voted against it on Tuesday evening. Opposition Leader, Jeremy Corbyn proposed a motion of no confidence in May’s Government. … Continued

UK: Britons favour second Brexit referendum
20th Dec 2018

UK: Britons favour second Brexit referendum

By Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA): British voters now back a second referendum on the final Brexit deal, a new poll has revealed. The poll by the pro-EU movement Best for Britain and data consultancy group Foculdata shows that all regions … Continued

Turkey: 30 irregular migrants rescued in Aegean Sea
28th Oct 2018

Turkey: 30 irregular migrants rescued in Aegean Sea

By Durmus Genc and Ali Balli   MUGLA, Turkey (AA): At least 17 irregular migrants have been rescued in the Aegean Sea off Turkey’s southwestern coast, said security sources on Saturday. The migrants requested help from the Turkish Coast Guard … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan discusses Khashoggi case with Saudi King
15th Oct 2018

Turkey: Erdogan discusses Khashoggi case with Saudi King

By Merve Yildizalp ANKARA (AA) – In a Sunday night phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz discussed the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Erdogan stressed forming a joint working group to probe the … Continued

EU: Anti-Islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament
27th Sep 2018

EU: Anti-Islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament

By Yusuf Hatip BRUSSELS (AA): In the wake of growing racism across Europe, a project to counter Islamophobia was launched in the European Parliament on Wednesday. Experts and academics from across Europe gathered at the parliament for the launch of … Continued

European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issue
19th Sep 2018

European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issue

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday convicted Belgian authorities for violating the EU Convention on Human Rights by excluding a Muslim woman from a courtroom for refusing to remove her headscarf. In … Continued

Belgium: 76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium
10th Sep 2018

Belgium: 76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium

By Serife Cetin and Yusuf Hatip   BRUSSELS (AA): Around 76 percent of Islamophobic attacks in Belgium in 2017 targeted Muslim women, an anti-Islamophobia association in the country revealed on Saturday. The Belgian Association for the Prevention of Islamophobia (CCIB) … Continued

Germany calls for end to US dominance in global finance
23rd Aug 2018

Germany calls for end to US dominance in global finance

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Wednesday proposed measures against U.S. dominance in global finance amid a growing row between Washington and Berlin over the Iran nuclear deal. In an article he wrote for daily … Continued

UK: Tens of thousands march for Brexit deal referendum
24th Jun 2018

UK: Tens of thousands march for Brexit deal referendum

By Muhammad Mussa   LONDON (AA): Tens of thousands people took to the streets of London on Saturday afternoon demanding a referendum on the final deal between London and Brussels over the U.K. leaving the EU. The protest included MPs … Continued

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions
22nd May 2018

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued Monday a lengthy list of demands the U.S. is seeking to include in a new nuclear deal with Iran after President Donald Trump exited Washington from the … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses
12th Jan 2018

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – The delegation of European Union countries in Myanmar urged the government on Thursday to grant an independent international investigation team access to the country. The request comes after Myanmar military admitted … Continued

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia
1st Dec 2017

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia

By Ilker Girit   (AA): The European Parliament on Thursday called for an EU arms embargo against Saudi Arabia amid the “world’s largest famine” in Yemen. In a non-binding voting, a resolution urging EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to … Continued

UK: Brexit bill passes first hurdle in parliament
13th Sep 2017

UK: Brexit bill passes first hurdle in parliament

By Inci Gundag   LONDON (AA): Britain’s parliament voted early Tuesday to give the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill a second reading, clearing the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to launch negotiations for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU. … Continued

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK
23rd Jun 2017

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her government’s plans Thursday to grant special “settled EU status” to EU citizens living in the U.K. for five years. The new status unveiled during a European … Continued

UK PM May under fire over DUP vote deal
13th Jun 2017

UK PM May under fire over DUP vote deal

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA);  As Brexit negotiations between the U.K. and the EU loom, an imminent voting deal between Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives and 10 lawmakers from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) are casting a shadow … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state
16th May 2017

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – A top EU official on Monday called on Myanmar’s government to grant full humanitarian access to the western Rakhine state, decrying the worsening situation since the military locked down the area … Continued

UK triggers Article 50, officially starts Brexit
30th Mar 2017

UK triggers Article 50, officially starts Brexit

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. government on Wednesday officially began the process of leaving the EU, more than nine months after the electorate voted for Brexit. A letter from Prime Minister Theresa May was sent to … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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